Grant ID RP130459
Awarded On December 05, 2012
Title Cancer Communication Interventions to Increase HPV Vaccination among Hispanic Adolescents
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Individual Investigator
Institution/Organization The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Principal Investigator/Program Director Maria E Fernandez
Cancer Sites Cervix Uteri
Contracted Amount $1,496,029
Lay Summary

Lay Person’s Summary This proposed study will extend an ongoing CPRIT-funded HPV vaccination study testing the effectiveness of two educational interventions for parents to increase HPV vaccination uptake among Hispanic girls. We propose new aims that address innovative research questions related to message development, delivery approaches, and effectiveness in increasing vaccination among boys (in response to the 2012 HPV vaccination recommendation). This study leverages important research infrastructure developed during the ongoing CPRIT-funded HPV vaccination intervention trial. First, we will complete follow-up of participants’ uptake among Hispanic girls ages 11-17 (Renewal Aim). We ...

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